Holidays Act 2003

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44C Employer may have policy preventing transfer


An employer may adopt a policy that allows the employer to not enter into agreements that enable all or part of a public holiday being transferred under section 44A or 44B.


A policy under subsection (1) may apply to—


the whole of the employer’s business; or


some parts of the employer’s business but not to others.


If an employer adopts a policy under subsection (1), sections 44A and 44B do not apply in relation to any parts of the employer’s business to which the policy applies.

Section 44C: inserted, on 1 April 2011, by section 12 of the Holidays Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 126).